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Jennifer Georgen

Jennifer Georgen

Office Phone: (757)683-5198
E-mail: jgeorgen@odu.edu
Office Location: OCNPS 425
Current Students: Mladen Dordevic (Ph.D., Physics), Katy Ames (M.S., OEAS)

Researching geophysics and geodynamics: An introduction to our lab

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

 

Current Projects

Geophysics and geodynamics of ocean ridges, hotspots and large igneous provinces

Numerical modeling of marine geological and geophysical fluid flow processes

Continental shelf geology and geophysics

Mantle flow in subduction zones

State of seismic stress in Virginia

Plume-ridge interactions at the Azores Plateau

Seafloor accretionary processes at the East Scotia Ridge

The generation of oceanic large igneous provinces

Large-scale mantle flow in the southern Atlantic Ocean and Scotia Sea region

Subsidence and uplift of continental margins

Fluid flow through porous media

Educational Background

 

Courses

2001 Marine Geophysics, PhD., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography

 

 

1995 Environmental Sciences, B.A., University of Virginia

 

 

 
OEAS 430/530 - Introdution to Geophysics

 

OEAS 495/595 - Geodynamics

 

OEAS 620 - Advanced Geological Sciences

 

                                                      

Selected Publications

Georgen, J., Mantle flow and melting beneath oceanic ridge-ridge-ridge triple junctions, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 270, 231-240, 2008.
Georgen, J. and R.D. Sankar (student), Effects of ridge geometry on mantle dynamics in an oceanic triple junction region: Implications for the Azores Plateau, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 298, 23-34, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.06.007, 2010.
Georgen, J., Lithospheric control on the spatial pattern of Azores hotspot seafloor anomalies: Constraints from a model of plume-ridge interaction, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L19305, doi:10.1029/2011GL048742, 2011.
Nicholson, B. (student) and J. Georgen, Controls on crustal accretion along the back-arc East Scotia Ridge: Constraints from bathymetry and gravity data, Mar. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1007/s11001-013-9172-x, 2013.
Georgen, J., Interaction of a mantle plume and a segmented mid-ocean ridge: Results from numerical modeling, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 392, 113-120, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.01.035, 2014.